Model is still a prototype, but company plans to put it on the market in 2012.
Seagate, in partnership with Verizon, presented this week at CES 2012 a prototype device that combines mobility with storage capacity. This is the Seagate Storage Wireless 4G LTE Mobile, a portable device capable of operating as an external hard drive and modem 4G.
The company’s proposal is that the apparatus can be used to store data in portable devices such as smartphones and tablets. The idea is that the consumer can access the hard disk content via Wi-Fi without the need for cables or more complex configurations.
The device operates on battery and has a range of up to 5 hours. There is not expected to launch the device, but Seagate says he would like to put it on the market later in 2012. The company made no mention of price in your presentation.